Crow Canyon SharePoint Blog

Technology Marches On

Technology speeds ahead and businesses lag behind – that is the reality we encounter everyday here at Crow Canyon Software. Technology advances rapidly. All of us see this as we are barraged daily with new features and enhancements to the products we use.

When we open our… Read more »

Using Microsoft’s Bot Framework, LUIS, NLP, and Azure Cognitive Services, Crow Canyon brings AI to SharePoint & Office 365 applications!

Does “AI” (Artificial Intelligence) still seem remote and futuristic? Something from a Sci-Fi movie? Well, it is not anymore, with Big Data, Bots, and Machine Learning making AI capabilities readily… Read more »

Note: this blog post answers questions raised during a Webinar we held Oct. 10th on Microsoft Teams with MVP Matthew J. Bailey.

Microsoft Teams is obviously a hot topic these days, with many organizations looking to implement it and see how it can help with running day-to-day operations and… Read more »

Crow Canyon goes Modern!

October 2, 2018

All our applications and apps, along with the NITRO Studio, are now fully compatible with SharePoint’s Modern UI. The Modern UI, currently only available on Office 365, offers new features and capabilities to SharePoint. Here are two articles that go into depth about the advantages of this… Read more »

SharePoint Purchase Orders

In a highly competitive market, you need to ensure that all aspects of your business run like clockwork. Otherwise there is no chance of staying ahead of the pack. It’s easy to focus more on what’s going on out in the field where revenue is generated and not examine the… Read more »

Recent discussions among Microsoft MVP’s resulted in a blog published last week by MVP Stacy Deere-Strole, “Keeping Up with Microsoft: Realistic or Not?”. In this article, Stacy states that “every Tuesday, there is a new change to Office 365” and that makes it “harder and harder” to keep up.

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SharePoint Fest Seattle begins in less than a week and Crow Canyon Software is excited to be participating as a Gold Sponsor. SharePoint Fests bring together renowned SharePoint and Office 365 experts to direct a lineup of sessions and workshops, as well as provide endless opportunities for networking…. Read more »

Virtual Machines are used extensively in the IT world. They are easily brought up and taken down, allowing quick deployment and reconfiguration, while saving on resources. Virtual Machines, or “VMs”, are especially useful when testing hardware and software in different environments.

One of our clients builds virtual machine “laboratories”… Read more »

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Government and agencies in the public sector face challenges keeping up with the needs and requests of the people they are chartered to serve. These agencies are often dealing with heavy workloads, limited staff, and a lack of modern, effective IT solutions.

But the growing use of SharePoint and… Read more »

After years of development, Crow Canyon Software has released NITRO Studio, a one-of-a-kind application creation platform for SharePoint and Office 365. The Studio gives companies the power to run many business processes on SharePoint, thereby saving time and increasing business efficiency.

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New hardware, office supplies, access to databases, purchase approvals, leave requests, benefit updates, travel reimbursements – these are just some of the many types of requests that an organization has to contend with every day. Without an organized system in place to manage the requests, a company will suffer from… Read more »

Let’s face it, the only time that Support teams receive e-mails or calls is when something is wrong. After all, no one calls up an IT Help Desk just to say “Hello!” and give a jolly greeting. It’s also a given that the person initiating the communication is probably… Read more »

All electricity generators and transmitters in the US and Canada need to comply with strict government regulations. These rules are perpetuated by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation, or “NERC” for short. NERC’s goal is a “highly reliable and secure North American bulk power system”, which… Read more »

With a much-ballyhooed announcement at the SharePoint Conference North America last month, SharePoint 2019 officially arrived… well, sort of. The early preview won’t start until “Summer 2018” with most RTM features ready for preview later in 2018 or early 2019. But what is it all about?

SharePoint 2019 Breakdown

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I spent some time over the last few days reviewing the sessions at the upcoming SharePoint Conference North America— which is next week already! Crow Canyon Software is a Gold Sponsor and has been an active promoter of this Conference for a year now…. Read more »

Crow Canyon Software, a specialist in providing business applications on Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 platforms, announces a partnership with Iowa-based Spindustry, an IT consulting company known for its SharePoint implementation and training capabilities.

Crow Canyon Software delivers out-of-the-box business applications for SharePoint and Office 365,… Read more »

The excitement is building for the SharePoint Conference North America, coming up in Las Vegas in just three weeks. While many announcements will come out of that from Microsoft, our focus is on the release of NITRO Studio, our application creation platform for Office… Read more »

Our client, a large state agency, required an efficient system for generating check vouchers that could replace paper-driven and time-consuming manual processes.

A check voucher is a request to submit payment for an invoice. Vouchers start their lives in one of the agency’s 18 local offices. The vouchers then… Read more »

Crow Canyon is excited to sponsor SharePoint Saturdays across the nation – the next one is in Houston, Texas, on April 28th at the Microsoft Technology Center, 750 Town and Country Blvd., Suite 1000 Houston, TX 77042.

During the free one day event, CEO Scott Restivo will give a talk… Read more »

Clearly, email is not an effective way to manage requests – tracking and assigning requests, getting status, sending alerts, instituting workflows, generating reports, and more, are all hard, if not impossible, to implement with an email-based system. Most often, an email request will go “below the horizon” and get forgotten… Read more »